IP Paris Doctoral School (ED IP Paris)

The Doctoral School of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (ED IP Paris) (ED 626) offers multidisciplinary doctoral training and consists of six research areas:
Computing, Data and Artificial Intelligence
Information, Communications, Electronics
Economics, Management, and Social Sciences
Biology and Chemistry
Mechanical and Energetic Engineering

The doctoral school hosts around 900 doctoral students, supervised by more than 800 researchers (including 550 HDRs), in 30 research laboratories (UMR CNRS, INRIA, CEA), which offers a very important scientific strike force, demonstrated by their great national and international reputation and the high level of recognition achieved by the most eminent researchers.

In addition to the academic environment of excellence, ED IP Paris also benefits from an important industrial connection (THALES, EDF, DANONE …), allowing the development of industrial partnership in particular with industrial R&D laboratories in Saclay.

ED IP Paris offers a rich doctoral training through the research component ranging from basic research to applied research.

The doctoral school of the lnstitut Polytechnique de Paris is extremely open to international recruitment (currently, foreign doctoral students represent 45% of PhD students).

The PhD program at ED IP Paris prepares students for successful scientific career opportunities (research, teaching, project management, etc.) in universities and the private sector.

For general information, please contact the Administrative Department of the ED IP Paris.


Useful documents

Rules of Procedure of the Doctoral School of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Doctoral Charter of the Doctoral School of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Report on the progress of the thesis (mandatory for registration in the 2nd and 3rd year)

Annual personal report of the doctoral student (mandatory for registration in the 2nd and 3rd year)

Thesis mini-defense (2nd year) – Follow up report of the Committee

Request to extand duration of thesis preparation (4th year)


Additional documentation for application and affiliation to the doctoral school are available in French.



For more information contact:
Director of IP Paris Doctoral School

Past event

10th of December , Welcoming Day of the PhD students of IP Paris Doctoral school

8h30 a.m-15.30 p.m, Amphi Poincaré, École polytechnique